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Tales From the Loop Enlivens the Gravity-Defying Dystopia of Simon Stålenhag’s Illustrations

February 28, 2020

Grace Ebert

…per look into the inspiration behind the new show, check out Stålenhag’s book by the same name or head to his Instagram. All images © Simon Stålenhag, from Tales From the Loop…

 

 



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Illustrator Simon Stålenhag’s Visions of a Technologically Dystopian Future

June 3, 2016

Christopher Jobson

Swedish illustrator Simon Stålenhag (previously) depicts a uncomfortable collision of present and future where people much like us seem to confront a brave new technological reality. In his digital paintings children throw spears at terrifying drones, and people wander aimlessly in their yards while fully engrossed inside virtual reality helmets strapped to their heads, and sometimes there’s even a giant alien caterpillar. Each bleak snapshot is…

 

 



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Simon Stålenhag’s Retro Sci-Fi Images of a Dystopian Swedish Countryside Published In Two New Books

May 1, 2015

Christopher Jobson

…yside. The digitally painted images spread far and wide across the internet over the last few years, capturing the imagination of legions of fantasy and sci-fi fans who clamoured for comic books and even a feature film. For now, we’ll have to make do with old-fashioned art books. Stålenhag and Free League Publishing just announced a Kickstarter project for two new books featuring Stålenhag’s dystopian vision of the future that will pair illustrati…

 

 

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